Machinam (www.machinam.com) is a mathematics education company that tackles the age-old question, ‘Why do we need to learn this?’ by connecting what students are learning in high school maths class to their real life and future careers. The flagship product, In Real Life (IRL), is an interactive, digital mathematics resource that is mapped to the Australian Curriculum.
Power of Engineering
Power of Engineering (www.powerofengineering.org) is a national, non-profit organisation that has been operating since 2012. The organisation runs one-day events for female and regional Year 9 and 10 students (before they make senior subject selections) to inspire them about engineering careers. Events demonstrate the breadth of engineering through hands-on workshops, engaging speakers and real-world engineering site tours.